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Fahrenheit

Fahr·en·heit

 (făr′ən-hīt′)
adj. Abbr. F
Of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 32° and the boiling point as 212° at one atmosphere of pressure. See Table at measurement.

[After Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit.]

Fahrenheit

(ˈfærənˌhaɪt)
adj
(Units) of or measured according to the Fahrenheit scale of temperature. Symbol: F

Fahrenheit

(German ˈfaːrənhait)
n
(Biography) Gabriel Daniel (ˈɡaːbrieːl ˈdaːnieːl). 1686–1736, German physicist, who invented the mercury thermometer and devised the temperature scale that bears his name

Fahr•en•heit

(ˈfær ənˌhaɪt)

n.
1. Gabriel Daniel, 1686–1736, German physicist.
adj.
2. pertaining to, or measured according to a temperature scale (Fahr′enheit scale`) in which 32° represents the ice point and 212° the steam point. Symbol: F See illus. at thermometer.
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Fahrenheit

Fahr·en·heit

(făr′ən-hīt′)
Relating to or based on a temperature scale that indicates the freezing point of water as 32° and the boiling point of water as 212° under standard atmospheric pressure. See Note at Celsius.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fahrenheit - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)Fahrenheit - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
Adj.1.fahrenheit - of or relating to a temperature scale proposed by the inventor of the mercury thermometer; "water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit under normal conditions"
Translations
فِهرِنهايت
Fahrenheita
fahrenheit
Farenhejto
Fahrenheitkvarîi
pēc Fārenheita
Fahrenheita
Fahrenayt

Fahrenheit

[ˈfærənhaɪt]
A. NFahrenheit m (termómetro, grados etc)
B. CPD Fahrenheit thermometer Ntermómetro m de (grados) Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

[ˈfærənhaɪt]
adjFahrenheit inv
nFahrenheit m inv
in Fahrenheit → en Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

nFahrenheit nt

Fahrenheit

[ˈfærnhaɪt] adjFahrenheit inv
Fahrenheit scale → scala Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

(ˈfӕrənhӕit) adjective
(often abbreviated to F when written) as measured on a Fahrenheit thermometer. fifty degrees Fahrenheit (50F).

Fahrenheit

adj Fahrenheit
References in classic literature ?
On this very 2nd of October he had dismissed James Forster, because that luckless youth had brought him shaving-water at eighty-four degrees Fahrenheit instead of eighty-six; and he was awaiting his successor, who was due at the house between eleven and half-past.
And yet - and yet - it was in the hottest room of all, in a temperature of 270ø Fahrenheit, that the bolt fell from the Pall Mall Gazette which I had bought outside the bath.
And you've got to correct it to sea-level, and reduce it to Fahrenheit, and even then I don't know the answer.
said Pierre, and despite twenty-two degrees of frost Fahrenheit he threw open the bearskin cloak from his broad chest and inhaled the air with joy.
It must be at least 70 or 80 Fahrenheit, possibly higher.
It was past two o'clock and the day was windy, dull, and cold, with more than twenty degrees Fahrenheit of frost.
It is very much," replied Barbicane; "the temperature which was observed in the polar regions, at Melville Island and Fort Reliance, that is 76@ Fahrenheit below zero.
Pouillet, another savant, estimates the temperature of space at 250@ Fahrenheit below zero.
During recent safety surveys, review of the temperature logs noted that some units are not monitoring the DB temperatures once every 4 hours for spaces less than 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
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5-inch thermometer would most likely be overlooked by many were it not signed by Fahrenheit (1686-1736).